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METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.



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a: endocrine-system ~
b: spiderweb

Writer: Krystal Ho --Date: November 17, 2017

a: circulatory-system ~
b: a-radiator-to-dissipate-heat

Writer: Dr Dominic Micklewright --Date: November 17, 2017

a: vacuole ~
b: kitchen

Writer: Many --Date: November 17, 2017


a: vaccination ~
b: drivers-ed

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 17, 2017

a: calvin-cycle ~
b: sugar-factory-within-a-chloroplast

Writer: Michael Hu --Date: November 17, 2017

a: osmosis ~
b: diffusion-but-with-water

Writer: Kim-Yen --Date: November 17, 2017


a: activity-regulation ~
b: pyramid-or-dimmer-switch-or-language

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 17, 2017

a: cell-cycle ~
b: rodeo

Writer: kmanring --Date: November 17, 2017

a: cell ~
b: car

Writer: Christmas_Pirate --Date: November 17, 2017


a: gap-junctions ~
b: protein-doorways

Writer: Rita Mary King --Date: November 17, 2017

a: love ~
b: a-rubber-band

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 17, 2017

a: cytosol ~
b: soup-broth

Writer: Prof. Barry A. Palev --Date: November 17, 2017


a: cell-proliferation ~
b: putting-your-foot-on-the-accelerator

Writer: Joshua --Date: November 17, 2017

a: cancer ~
b: war

Writer: Richard T. Penson, M.R.C.P., M.D. --Date: November 17, 2017

a: respiratory-system ~
b: -umbrella-at-the-top-of-the-body

Writer: Dr. Boice --Date: November 17, 2017


a: the-phenotype ~
b: the-cake-made-from-the-recipe

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 17, 2017

a: volcano ~
b: a-hissing-cobra

Writer: Denisha --Date: November 17, 2017

a: a-cell ~
b: a-high-school

Writer: Anders Newgard --Date: November 17, 2017


a: cell ~
b: criminal-rehabilitation-center

Writer: Mary Eddy --Date: November 17, 2017

a: cell ~
b: soccer-team

Writer: AMANI AND SAM VANG --Date: November 17, 2017

a: globalization ~
b: snow-avalanche

Writer: Mike Collins --Date: November 17, 2017


a: electromagnetic-radiation ~
b: two-member-team

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 17, 2017

a: artificial-intelligence ~
b: nuclear-fusion

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 17, 2017

a: shadow ~
b: shitty-self

Writer: Tracey Pepper --Date: November 17, 2017


a: same-sex-marriage ~
b: counterfeit-money

Writer: Penny Nance --Date: November 17, 2017

a: same-sex-marriage ~
b: men-breastfeeding

Writer: Salvatore Cordileone --Date: November 17, 2017

a: same-sex-marriage ~
b: calling-a-tail-a-leg

Writer: Most Rev. Thomas G. Wenski --Date: November 17, 2017


a: my-heart ~
b: the-autumn-moon

Writer: Han-shan --Date: November 17, 2017

a: crystal-structure ~
b: snapshot-of-a-movie

Writer: Chinabonding --Date: November 17, 2017

a: circulatory-system ~
b: ups-for-our-body-cells

Writer: Mrs. Gilbert --Date: November 17, 2017


a: good-communication ~
b: a-tennis-game

Writer: Edward Leigh, MA --Date: November 17, 2017

a: good-communication ~
b: good-design

Writer: Helen Kung --Date: November 17, 2017

a: plasmodesmata ~
b: cellular-hallways

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 17, 2017


a: family ~
b: zoo

Writer: Kylie Young --Date: November 16, 2017

a: activity-regulation ~
b: pyramid-or-dimmer-switch-or-language

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 16, 2017

a: renewable-energy ~
b: the-swine-flu

Writer: Steve Offutt --Date: November 16, 2017


a: atom ~
b: the-26-letters-of-the-alphabet

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 16, 2017

a: cell-nucleus ~
b: a-programmed-factory-for-mrna

Writer: Rod Nave, Ph.D. --Date: November 16, 2017

a: extremophiles ~
b: eubacteria

Writer: Carol Leth Stone --Date: November 16, 2017


a: photosynthesis ~
b: packing-a-lunch-to-eat-later

Writer: Rene Fester Kratz et al. --Date: November 16, 2017

a: the-rough-endoplasmic-reticulum ~
b: an-industrial-conveyor-belt

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 16, 2017

a: voltage ~
b: water-pressure

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 16, 2017


a: cell ~
b: car

Writer: Christmas_Pirate --Date: November 16, 2017

a: electric-current ~
b: a-flow-of-air-inside-a-pipe

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 16, 2017

a: diabetes ~
b: a-marriage

Writer: Donna Gibson --Date: November 16, 2017


a: memory ~
b: salt

Writer: Paulo Coelho --Date: November 16, 2017

a: circulatory-system ~
b: ups-for-our-body-cells

Writer: Mrs. Gilbert --Date: November 16, 2017

a: climate-change ~
b: disaster-in-slow-motion

Writer: Steve Connor --Date: November 16, 2017


a: calvin-cycle ~
b: sugar-factory-within-a-chloroplast

Writer: Michael Hu --Date: November 16, 2017

a: atp-synthase ~
b: a-turbine-in-a-dam

Writer: Dr. Carol Hardy & Dr. Tyson Sacco --Date: November 16, 2017

a: atp ~
b: a-battery-that-lasts-a-very-short-time

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 16, 2017


a: atp-hydrolysis ~
b: a-good-investment

Writer: Paul A. Krieger --Date: November 16, 2017

a: artificial-intelligence ~
b: building-a-cathedral

Writer: Kenneth D. Forbus --Date: November 16, 2017

a: artificial-intelligence ~
b: complicated-psychoanalysis

Writer: Colin McGinn Rutgers University --Date: November 16, 2017


a: artificial-intelligence ~
b: nuclear-fusion

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 16, 2017

a: artificial-intelligence ~
b: child

Writer: Michael Hibbard --Date: November 16, 2017

a: a-black-hole ~
b: smouldering-embers-in-a-dying-fire

Writer: Anonymous Economist --Date: November 16, 2017


a: brain ~
b: spider-web

Writer: Patrick Gunkel --Date: November 16, 2017

a: centrosome ~
b: platform-9-75

Writer: bredubt --Date: November 16, 2017

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